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Journalists are often advised to report the story, not become part of it, but Australia’s coverage of and broadcasting to Asia have been making headlines for years. In 2014, the trend has continued with the Federal Government eviscerating its publicly funded overseas television service, Australia Network, which targeted its broadcasts to Asia. News reports thisRead more
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From: Post Editorial Board, “There’s no reason for a Beto 2020 run and other commentary,” nypost.com, March 14, 2019
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Some are interpreting the withdrawal of all US personnel from the embassy in Caracas as a sign that military intervention in Venezuela is now more likely. But while President Trump continues to insists that “all options are on the table,” Bloomberg’s Eli Lake argues “it’s evidence of the opposite.” The most likely reason for the diplomats’ removal is “fear they could be targeted” by loyalists of strongman Nicolás Maduro — which would “almost certainly” prompt a US response. Special envoy Elliott Abrams recently spoke of “a public diplomacy [JB emphasis] strategy aimed at making the Venezuelan military nervous by not ruling out military action.” But he added that there are “no such plans” for action “unless Maduro does something completely crazy.” Trump, Lake notes, “likes to brag about ending wars, not starting them.”
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Eritrean Public Diplomacy team in Addis Ababa. Concerts planned in four cities for Eritrean musicians ; the last one which is on February 21 will be in Addis Ababa.
Photo credit : EBC
As Ethiopia and Eritrea are deepening relations, Eritrean public and cultural diplomacy [JB emphasis] team has arrived in Addis Ababa earlier today, disclosed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.The team which is composed of 55 Eritreans from different cultural, professional and other backgrounds is pursuing motives of strengthening historical as well as people-to-people relations between the two countries.In its sojourn in Ethiopia, the team will take part in a range of events and concerts in different parts of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa, Hawassa and Bahir Dar are among cities where the public diplomacy team will attend events and musical concerts.During arrival at Bole International Airport, the team was welcomed by Ambassador Redwan Hussien (Ethiopian Ambassad..